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Michael Allen is a professor of history at the University of Washington, Tacoma.
Table of Contents
Interview with Larry Schweikart as seen in The Limbaugh Letter
The City on the Hill, 1492-1707
Colonial Adolescence, 1707-63
Colonies No More, 1763-83
A Nation of Law, 1776-89
Small Republic, Big Shoulders, 1789-1815
The First Era of Big Central Government, 1815-36
Red Foxes and Bear Flags, 1836-48
The House Dividing, 1848-60
The Crisis of the Union, 1860-65
Ideals and Realities of Reconstruction, 1865-76
Lighting Out for the Territories, 1861-90
Sinews of Democracy, 1876-96
"Building Best, Building Greatly," 1896-1912
War, Wilson, and Internationalism, 1912-20
The Roaring Twenties and the Great Crash, 1920-32
Enlarging the Public Sector, 1932-40
The New Deal: Immediate Goals, Unintended Results
Democracy's Finest Hour, 1941-45
America's "Happy Days," 1946-59
The Age of Upheaval, 1960-74
Retreat and Resurrection, 1974-88
The Moral Crossroads, 1989-2000
America, World Leader, 2000 and Beyond